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Washington state considers staying on Pacific Daylight Time forever

When you switch your clock forward by one hour at the beginning of daylight saving time in two weeks, know this: it could be among the last times. Washington state lawmakers are considering several proposals to adopt year-round Pacific Daylight Time, ending the twice-a-year switch between it and Pac


Snow flurries seen Friday morning throughout western Washington

Snow flurries were seen throughout western Washington Friday morning as snow levels dropped. Little to no accumulation is expected. Olympia and Shelton saw a few snow flurries as the sun rose. The Olympia Fire Department said people don't need to be concerned.


Aberdeen man among 22 “Operation Net Nanny” arrests

An Aberdeen man was among 22 arrests of what the Washington State Patrol is calling “dangerous sexual predators” who had targeted children in Thurston County. A multi-day operation run by the state patrol and several partner agencies was dubbed “Operation Net Nanny” was is the 15th operation spearhe


Early release a possibility for inmates in Washington Senate bill

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Early prison release could soon be a possibility for inmates, including those convicted of murder and those serving life sentences. It is a bill that passed out of a state senate committee Thursday.


Report: Over half of Seattle homeowners couldn't afford their homes now

Home prices are increasing across the country, and average wages are not keeping up. Best Neighborhood, a neighborhood analysis and data visualization website, analyzed incomes and home prices across the country and found that as of 2019, 27 percent of homeowners would not be able to safely afford t


One dead after travel trailer catches fire in Mason County

One person is dead after a travel trailer fire in Mason County on Thursday evening. According to Central Mason Fire-EMS, crews responding to the structure fire off Mason Lake Road about 5 p.m. found a fully involved travel trailer that was being used as a residence.


WSP: 22 arrested in Thurston Co. child sex crime sting

THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. — Authorities say 22 people have been arrested after a recent child sex crime sting in Thurston County. The operation by Washington State Patrol and other agencies happened Feb. 15 to Feb. 20. Officials say in a release that undercover officers used various websites to communi


Washington lawmaker seeks restrictions on violent offenders location, release

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A lawmaker from the district holding the troubled Western State psychiatric hospital said Friday that measures before the Legislature would restrict what he described as the disproportionate placement of violent offenders in the area after release.


Weather-related school information for Friday

-Mary M. Knight School District: Closed. -Shelton School District: No out-of-district transportation. All classes will resume on regular schedule. -Wa He Lut Indian School: Two-hour delay.


Armed robbery at Shelton Domino’s Pizza; suspect at large

The Shelton Police Department is asking for the public’s help following an armed robbery at a local restaurant. According to SPD, on Sunday, February 10, just before 7pm, a man walked into the Domino’s Pizza on N 1 st Street in Shelton, WA with a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded cash from t


Tim Eyman films himself trying to return the chair he allegedly stole

First, he was caught on store surveillance allegedly stealing a $70 office chair. Now Washington anti-tax activist Tim Eyman has produced his own video. It shows him returning to the scene of the alleged crime.


51st State Movement Highlights Cultural Divide in Washington State

Robert Brown is a resident of Stevens County in Eastern Washington, but he believes the policies coming out of Olympia don’t reflect what he values. The issues he considers important are Second Amendment rights, taxation and border security. And Brown is one of the many who have rallied behind the n


Two board members at Thurston Conservation District removed from office

More than a year after launching an investigation into Thurston Conservation District board members, the Washington State Conservation Commission has voted to remove two members effective immediately for neglect of duty and malfeasance in office.


Washington Law Would Support Full Recovery of Gray Wolves

OLYMPIA — A proposed bill would support the full recovery of gray wolves in Washington state, as well as protect the livestock industry and their coexistence with wolves. House Bill 2097 was co-sponsored by 11 bipartisan representatives and introduced by the Deputy Minority Leader Rep. Joel Kretz, R


Bill aims to keep homeless camps 1,000 feet from schools

Pills, meth pipes and piles of trash were found feet behind a Pierce County elementary school last month. Officials said the Roy site has since been cleared. Parents hope it doesn't pop back up.


Grieving parents say Washington’s wrongful-death law is unfair. They want changes

Olympia — Today, joggers, cyclists and people walking their dogs enjoy the wider highway overpass above Angeline Road in Bonney Lake, Rhonda Ellis said. “But if you go down below, you will see three people — my people — are no longer; only a reminder of that fatal day,” said Ellis, who lives in Anac


Local representative returns to Olympia after heart attack

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Rep. Bill Jenkin (R-Prosser) has returned to Olympia following a heart attack he suffered in late January. “It sure is nice to be back to work here in Olympia, proudly representing the people of the 16th District,” said Jenkin.


As brain injury patients struggle to find basic services, families look to Olympia for help

In January 2010, Brandon Bielen was riding his motorcycle on Highway 9 in Skagit County when he collided with a car that pulled out in front of him. Bielen was airlifted from the scene in critical condition. He had turned 18 just two days earlier.


Bill would make daylight saving time year-round in WA

Daylight saving time is set to kick in on March 10, 2019. But the push to keep Washington on Daylight Saving Time for good, has already started in Olympia. On Wednesday, a Senate committee in Olympia heard testimony supporting SB 5139, which calls for daylight saving time to be observed in Washingto


Olympia will offer free yard debris drop-off this weekend

The city of Olympia will open two locations for people to drop off yard debris for free this weekend to help those still cleaning up from last week’s snowstorm. This is a free service for Olympia residents only. Staff will request proof of Olympia residency with a driver’s license or utility bill be